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John O Hayhurst, Alan A Small, Jeffrey C Cerier: Bone anchor and method of anchoring a suture to a bone. Acufex Microsurgical, Brooks & Kushman, August 6, 1991: US05037422 (500 worldwide citation)

A bone anchor (10) for securing a suture to a bone (38). The bone anchor (10) has a tip (16) at its distal end (18) and at least one resilient wall (27) extending to a trailing end (20) of the body (12) of the anchor. The wall (27) has a ridge (14), or barb, formed on an outer surface. The ridge (14 ...


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John O Hayhurst, Alan A Small, Jeffrey C Cerier, Paul DiCarlo, James W Dwyer: Bone anchor and method of anchoring a suture to a bone. American Cyanamid Company, Douglas E Denninger, July 6, 1993: US05224946 (487 worldwide citation)

A bone anchor (10) for securing a suture to a bone (38). The bone anchor (10) has a tip (16) at its distal end (18) and at least one resilient wall (27) extending to a trailing end (20) of the body (12) of the anchor. The wall (27) has a ridge (14), or barb, formed on an outer surface. The ridge (14 ...


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John O Hayhurst, Alan A Small, Jeffrey C Cerier: Expandable bone anchor and method of anchoring a suture to a bone. American Cyanamid Company, Douglas E Denninger, August 17, 1993: US05236445 (485 worldwide citation)

A bone anchor, for securing a suture to a bone, has an open proximal end and a body that tapers to a solid distal tip. The anchor is placed deep in a borehole in a bone using an insertion instrument that is inserted through the open proximal end of the anchor. The tip of the instrument is a spherica ...


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Hayhurst John O, Small Alan A, Dwyer James W, Cerier Jeffrey C, Dicarlo Paul: Dispositif dancrage dos et methode dancrage dune suture a un os, Improved bone anchor and method of anchoring a suture to a bone. Hayhurst John O, American Cyanamid Company, Hayhurst John O, Acufex Microsurgical, BORDEN LADNER GERVAIS, November 6, 2001: CA2045903 (19 worldwide citation)

A bone anchor (10) for securing a suture toa bone (38). The bone anchor (10) has a tip (16) atits distal end (18) and at least one resilient wall(27) extending to a trailing end (20) of the body (12)of the anchor. The wall (27) has a ridge (14), orbarb, formed on an outer surface. The ridge (14)defi ...